Once purchased, the database and
program are emailed to you. Follow these directions to
install and configure Ban Man Pro™.
- The Ban Man Pro™ database is
emailed as script file. Follow these directions to
create the database.
- Now add a user for this new
- Create a directory off of your
main web site. This directory will house the Ban Man Pro™
software so give it a familiar name such as "banmanpro".
For example, if your domain name is http://www.yourdomain.com,
you might create a directory called http://www.yourdomain.com/banman
- Unzip Ban Man Pro™ into this
directory. Ban Man Pro™ includes several
sub-directories. These include images, zones, ads and
help. You must maintain this directory structure
and include the sub-directories. DO NOT
PLACE A COPY OF OUR ZIP FILE ANYWHERE ON YOUR WEB SITE.
- Set the permissions for the
newly created banman directory to allow files to be browsed
and allow scripts to be run. Set these same permissions for
the zones directory.
- Update the db.asp
(dbconnect.asp in version 2.0 and
earlier) script to specify your database connection.
Microsoft recommends the second connection (OLE DB) as this
provides the best performance. If you prefer to use an
ODBC DSN connection then
- If using SSI mode, perform this
step otherwise skip. Because Ban Man Pro™ must
write some files using the FileSystemObject, you must make the
proper security settings to permit this in the zones directory
described here. Also, in order to use the file
upload component, you must specify the same permissions on the
- Open the application in your
browser (http://www.yourdomain.com/banmanpro) and set the
preferences and change the administrative name and password.
The username and password are currently set to Admin1/Admin1.
DO NOT use "admin" for neither the username
nor the password. This switches the program
into demo mode and will not allow you to make changes to the
- Now proceed to the getting
started guide available from the Ban Man Pro™ Help menu and be
sure to update your preferences to reflect your particular
server settings. The preferences define important
parameters used throughout the program. You can begin by
adding an advertiser, banner, campaign and zone in this order.